Home Science may seedom like a totally new area to you, since there is no subject
known as 'Home Science' in the Primary School Curriculum. However, you
actually covered it under Science and this includes topics such as, the Human
Body, Health Education, Foods and Nutrition, among others.
Just as you enjoyed learning the above topics in Science while in Primary School, I
am sure you will enjoy learning Home Science as a subject on its own in
The following sub-topics will be covered in this topic:
1. Basic sewing tools and equipment
2. The sewing machine
Needlework requires the use of some special tools and equipment which are
categorized into two main groups:
Small and Large : needed for:-
Transferring pattern markings
By the end of the lesson you should be able to:
State factors to consider when choosing different basic sewing tools and
Describe how to use and care for basic sewing tools and equipment.